Cookie and Privacy Policy

This Website Privacy and Cookies Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. (the “Company” or Forum”) collects, uses, shares, and otherwise processes data about visitors to our Website.

 

Cookies:

When you visit Forum’s website, one or more cookies may be set on your device. Also known as browser cookies or tracking cookies, cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. Web developers use cookies to help users navigate websites efficiently and perform certain functions.

 

Cookies are created when a user’s browser loads a particular website. The website sends information to the browser, which then creates a text file. Every time the user goes back to the same website, the browser retrieves and sends this file to the website’s server. We use cookies to obtain some of the automatically collected information described below. Most browsers automatically collect cookies, but you do not have to accept a cookie. You can modify your browser so that it will not accept cookies. If you adjust your web browser to decline acceptance of cookies, some functionality of the website may be limited. For more about cookies, please go to allaboutcookies.org.

 

Following display of our pop up cookie notification banner, continued use of our website constitutes agreement to our use of cookies. Different types of cookies are used for different purposes and are outlined below:

 

Strictly necessary cookies
Forum uses some cookies that are strictly necessary for the delivery of services on our website. Cookies that are strictly necessary allow us to improve the safety and security of our website, authenticate account users, allow you to access your private accounts on our website and allow you to sign into different portions of our website. Cookies that are strictly necessary are not used for marketing purposes. These cookies allow Forum to recognize your computer or device and your preferences when using the website and are this essential to fulfill an action you request. If you prevent these cookies by adjusting your browser settings, we cannot guarantee how our website will perform during your visit. Included in strictly necessary cookies are the ones used in our content management system, WordPress.

 

Performance and Statistics
Performance and statistics cookies are used to improve our website. For example, analytics allow us see how our website is being used, including which pages you visit and whether you experience any errors. These cookies use aggregate information to provide statistics, which help us improve our website and optimize our content. The information is collected in an anonymous form and includes the number of visitors, and where visitors come from to reach the website.

 

Functionality cookies
Functionality cookies facilitate your efficient access to and use of the website and enhance the performance and functionality of our Website. For example, to give you better access to and use of the website, we may personalize content for you or remember your preferences.

 

Additional Information about Cookies used on F-E-T.com

 

We use first party cookies (cookies set directly by us to your device) as well as cookies served by third parties on our website. Third party cookies are most commonly used for website analytics or advertising purposes.

 

Third Party Analytics Include:

 

Google Analytics
Our website uses Google Analytics to analyze how users use the site. The information generated from the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. In case of activation of the IP anonymization, Google will truncate/anonymize the last octet of the IP address for Member States of the European Union as well as for other parties to the Agreement on the European Economic Area. Only in exceptional cases, the full IP address is sent to and shortened by Google servers in the USA. On behalf of the website provider, Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage to the website provider. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. Furthermore, you can prevent Google’s collection and use of data (cookies and IP address) by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available under https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en-GB.

 

YouTube
YouTube is a Google video provider platform. Some of our videos are hosted on YouTube. For more information about this cookie, please go to the following link: http://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.

 

Retention of Information

We apply a general rule of keeping personal information only for as long as required to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected, which will include the duration of the applicable statute of limitations. However, in some circumstances we may retain personal information for other periods of time, for instance where we are required to do so in accordance with legal, tax and accounting requirements, or if required to do so by law, legal process, legal authority, or other governmental entity having authority to make the request, for so long as required.

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